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Public Papers - 1990

Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on President Bush's Telephone Conversation With President Mohammed Hosni Mubarak of Egypt

1990-10-12

President Bush called President Mubarak to convey his condolences over the assassination of the Speaker of the People's Assembly, Rifaat el-Mahgoub. President Bush asked that his condolences be conveyed to the family, as well as to the families of the bodyguards who were slain. President Bush was shocked by this blatant and senseless act of violence. President Mubarak expressed appreciation for President Bush's call and concern.

The two Presidents briefly discussed the status of the current United Nations Security Council debate. They reaffirmed their commitment to work for a resolution that will enjoy the support of a majority.

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